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Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
nationally is still 12.5%. and right now president obama is calling out the gop for what he says is your party's refusal to extend long-term unemployment benefits. take a look at what he said this week. >> for decades, congress has voted to offer relief to job seekers. including when the unemployment rate was lower than it is today. but now that economic lifeline is in jeopardy. all because republicans in this congress, which is on track to be the most unproductive in history, have so far refused to extend it. >> senator, let me ask you a direct question. do you personally, do you support extending unemployment benefits, or would you let 1.3 million americans lose those benefits before the end of the year? >> i do support unemployment benefits for the 26 weeks that they're paid for. if you extend it beyond that you do a disservice to these workers. there was a study that came out a few months ago, and it said if you have a worker that's been unemployed for four weeks and on unemployment insurance and one that's on 99 weeks, which would you hire? every employer, nearly 100%, said the
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
africa right now to attend the memorial service for nelson mandela. president obama and first lady michelleby boarded air force one about three hours ago. also on air force one for the trip to south africa and the funeral, former president george w. bush, laura bush and former secretary of state, hillary clinton. former presidents jimmy carter and bill clinton will attend the memorial but they are traveling separately. the only living former u.s. president not going is george h.w. bush. his spokesman said the 89-year- old is not able to travel long distances. in south africa people continue to gather outside of mandela's house in johannesburg. the memorial will be held in a soccer field that seats 95,000 people. then his body will lie in state in pretoria weand through friday and on sunday, he will be buried in the remote village where he grew up. >>> a community meeting later tonight over complaints from airplane noise. that will be the main focus. people started complaining during the summer after a startup company called surf air started to fly louder planes out of the airport.
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
segment right on our home page. >>> air force one arrived carrying president obama and michelle obama. it was a 15 hour flight from maryland also on board former president george w. bush and his wife laura along with former secretary of state hillary clinton. former presidents bill clinton and jimmy carter are also traveling to south africa. the memorial at a sports stadium is scheduled to begin in the next few hours. what you're looking at right here are live pictures from that stadium as mourners begin to fill the stand. president obama is among the world leaders scheduled to speak at the memorial. >>> a call for change tonight outside a san francisco tech giant. people impacted bid soaring rents and a rise in evictions took to the streets. ktvu's healther holmes is live in the city where demonstrators say the tax breaks have not been worth it. >> reporter: i remember standing here when city officials approved that controversial tax break. now 2-1/2 years later backlash to what some are calling a generous financial package. >> >> reporter: sandra reddick says that after twitter move
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> also a controversial new decision today from the obama administration. we will tell you about the legislation that allows a national bird to be killed. we will be right back. >>> welcome back to the ktvu news at noon and a missing teenager was found this morning in southern california and airlifted to safety by a los angeles sheriff's department helicopter. 19-year-old boric him got lost yesterday and had fall in down a ravine while hiking in the san gabriel mountains near pasadena. according to police kim was suicidal over a recent break up, she was alert however her condition is unknown. >>> a san jose police officer is recovering after his squad car was rear ended this morning. the guy who hit him tried to run but thanks to a near by hotel security guard he is now in custody. janine de la vega tells us how it all unfolded. >> reporter: this san jose police car is out of commission now after being smashed up while waiting at a red light downtown. police say just before 6:00 a.m. the driver of this cadillac was traveling fast when the crashed into the patrol car. >> the suspect a
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
pulling up to air force one right now, just watch these pictures. president barack obama will be joined on the trip by former president george w. bush, his wife laura and former secretary of state secretary of state hillary rodham clinton. former president bill clinton will also be going to the funeral of nelson mandella and we are watching the vehicle doors in front of air force one. and we see first lady michelle obama getting out one side and president barack obama getting out the other. we are about to walk up the steps of air force one and we can tell you jimmy carter and former president bill clinton will also be going to the memorial but they will be traveling separately. first lady michelle obama is getting ready to take off from there heading to south africa where they will attend the funeral and we will watch them walk up the steps. people in south africa are still gathering outside the home in yes johannesburg. and they will hold the memorial in a soccer area one that holds 9 5,000 people. they will hold the memorial wednesday through friday and then he will be buried
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
surveyed approved of the job president obama is doing in the white house. but 43% disapprove. and that number is up 8 points since july. it also shows 33% say the country is headed in the right direction. but 55% say we're headed in the wrong direction. >>> a midnight wedding in hawaii for 6 same sex couples. the state legislature voted last month to legalize same-sex marriage there. the law took effect today. the state's marijuana laws allow couples to register for a lightning and be married on the same day. hawaii is the 16th state to allow same-sex marriages. >>> it's going to be cool out there tonight, but not as cold as it will be coming up. the clouds are going to stay for the most part above freezing. when the clouds clear tomorrow, things really do change around. here comes the cold front. at midnight, you see maybe a little drizzle or something along the coast. maybe a few sprinkles. here comes the front, it sort of passes through. that's tomorrow morning at about 7:00 a.m. as we go through the day, it clears out. those clear skies tomorrow afternoon are going to make way for
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> happening right now, president obama is speaking at an event in washington, d.c. hosted by the center for american progress. talking about the economy and the income gap between rich and poor. let's listen in. >> would let you buy a home and a car, maybe a vacation once in a while, healthcare, reliable pension. for others it meant going to college. in some cases, maybe the first in your family to go to college. it meant graduating bought taking on loads of debt and being able to count on advancement through a vibrant job market. now, it's true that those at the top, even in those years claimed a much larger share of income than the rest. the top 10% took home about one- third of our national income. but that kind of inequality took place in a dynamic market economy where everyone's wages and incomes were growing. and because of upward mobility, the guy on the factory floor could have his kid around the company some day. but starting in the late '70s, this social compact began to unravel. technology made it easier for companies to do more with less. eliminating certain job occupations.
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
there is rejoicing and singing. [ singing ] >> right now you are looking at live pictures from south africa where a crowd gathered outside nelson mandela's home. he led south africa out of apartheid and became a statesman. president obama said nelson mandela was an inspiration guided by love and not hate. >> for now let us pause and give thanks to the fact that nelson mandela lived. a man who took history in his hands. and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice. >> nelson mandela visited oakland in 1990s months after he was released in prison. he spent 27 years in a jail cell. ktvu's rob roth is live in oakland with a look at his lasting impression. rob? >> reporter: a sculpture of nelson mandela sits here in oakland. people we spoke with say he leave as legacy of peace and integrity. [ singing ] >> reporter: when nelson mandela appeared a thet oakland coliseum in 1990 -- at the oakland coliseum in 1990. he knew nelson mandela and pictured with him moments before nelson mandela went on stage before that appearance. >> very warm and engaging. there was nothing arrogant abo
FOX
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
the business week. >>> well time is 9:40 and new this morning president obama is calling on congress to take care of those hurt most by the recession. >>> and right now more than one million of our fellow americans are poised to lose the vital lifeline. just a few days after christmas. if congress doesn't do something about it. >> and this morning's weekly address, the president says is that before lawmakers leave for the holiday break that they will need to extend the unemployment benefits to about 1.3 million americans. those benefits, they will need to end at the end of the year. but the president, they say they include about 20,000 veterans serving the country with distinction. >>> all right, it looks like merrill newman is about to address the media. let's go back out to san francisco international as it looks like their son is there. let's listen in. >> good morning. i'm jeff newman. i'm merrill's son. and merrill is going to make a brief statement, allow you to take as many photos as you would like. and then we're going to leave as a family. and so thank you for your attention
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
see quite a busy scene crowded out in front of the mcdonald's right in manhattan. fast-foot companies say increasing wages to $15 an hour could lead to -- would lead to higher costs for customers and fewer jobs. last month, president obama said he would back a senate measure to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. back here, workers are planning protests in oakland and san jose today. at 11:30, workers will be protesting outside of the mcdonald's at 1313 jackson street in oakland. at 12:30, workers will be outside of the mcdonald's at 1398 west san carlos street in san jose. then at 4:00 a rally and march is planned from the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station in oakland to nearby fast-food restaurants there. look for a lot of activity outside of the restaurants. senate majority leader harry reid has promised a vote on the wage hike by the end of the year. however, a measure is not expected to do well in the house where it's opposed by many republicans. reporting live in the newsroom, pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> 8:49. let's check in with sal. get you
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
president obama is doing. 43% disapprove. that number is up 8 points since july. california's view of the direction the u.s. is heading is down. 33% said it is heading in the right direction. 55% say we are off track. >>> california needs nurses but the state needs a way to train them. officials with cal state say qualified students are being turned away. they don't have the funding to hire instructors. some 62al are turning away 80% of -- schools are turning away 80% of students. >>> fog around the bay and at times dense. look at the temperatures from today. 69 in antioch. that was the high. 67 santa rosa. 64 in oakland. temperatures tomorrow and the next few days, low 50s tomorrow. and temperatures down into the 40s for highs thursday. no 60s. all 50s now. the system will stir up the atmosphere and so there will be winds. dry system. cold system. see how it is coming from here? when they come from here they are wet. we are talking about there freeze warning that will go effect wednesday morning. 14 miles per hour napa. clouds increase tonight. you are not seeing them now. pretty nig
FOX
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
channel 2 news. >> all right, tara. >>> new this morning, the memorial service in south africa for former south african president, nelson mandela, ended just a little while ago. dozens of world leaders, including president obama, were there in the pouring rain at this stadium in johannesburg. that memorial service is the first of several events in the coming days honoring nelson mandela. now, president obama among the world leaders who spoke earlier this morning. the president said he tries to apply the lessons of nelson mandela in his own life. >> while i will always fall short of madiba's example, he makes me want to be a better man. [ cheers ] >> he speaks to what's best inside of us. >> here's a moment people will talk about for a while as the president walked to the podium, he stopped, shook hands with world leaders, including cuban president, raul castro, right there. here in the bay area, three funeral homes and san francisco city hall are collecting significants and condolence notes -- signatures and condome lens books. the book can be signed until the end of the week in the next
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